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  • Title
    Photographs of the Dalwood Vineyards near Branxton, New South Wales, Australia, 1886
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  • Call number
    PXD 740
  • Level of description
    fonds
  • Date

    1886
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    152732
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised
  • Physical Description
    Albums - 46 x 37.5 cm. - 1 album (24 albumen photoprints - 1 diploma)
  • Scope and Content
    1. Dalwood House (Plate 1)
    2. Dalwood House, showing orchard in front, old stables, rick yard and wine stores (Plate 2)
    3. Dalwood House (Plate 3)
    4. Portion of orchard and new vine plantation (Plate 4)
    5. Dalwood vineyards showing grape pickers, carts with grape crushers, date palms and wine stores (Plate 5)
    6-8. Dalwood vineyards (Plates 6-8)
    9a. Black Verdot vines, age 28 years (Plate 9a)
    9b. Vintage Manager testing grape must, in glass tube, with Keene's percentage Saccharometer (Plate 9c)
    9c. Golden Shiraz vines, age 26 years (Plate 9b)
    10. Dalwood cellars, cellar hands, wine press-house, Cooper's residence offices etc (Plate 10)
    11a. Cooperage (Plate 11)
    11b. Distillery (Plate 12)
    12. Interior of principal wine-press room showing screw-presses and tubs, fermenting vats covered with canvas cloths and centrifugal pump drawing off wine must into cellar beyond (Plate 13)
    13. New wine press-room showing casks and part of wine press (Plate 14)
    14. Casks on either side and wine butts in centre (Plate 15)
    15a. Casks (Plate 16d)
    15b. Wine butts in Hot Room (Plate 16e)
    15c. Picture of show-cards showing medals etc awarded up to 1873 (Plate 17f)
    15d. Picture of Certificate of Wine Award from Sydney International Exhibition of 1879 (Plate 17e)
    16a. [Picture of] Certificate of Merit, First Class Gold Medal Award from Calcutta International Exhibition 1883-4 (Plate 19j)
    16b. Bordeaux International Exhibition / Amsterdam International Exhibition, 1882 [Diploma]
    16c. Picture of Diploma of Honour, Amsterdam International Exhibition, 1883 (Plate 18i)
    17. Portrait of the Proprietor [John Wyndham] and short history of Dalwood vineyards (Plate 19k)
  • Source
    Transferred from Mitchell Library Printed Books Collection F634.8/1, February 1998
  • Copying Conditions
    Out of copyright: Created before 1955
  • General note

    Cover title
    "March 25, 1886" printed [p.17]
    Index on reverse of title page
    Plate numbers taken from above each image

    NOTE: No entries in the Mitchell card catalogue located. No entry in shelf list for F634.8/1 -- Mar 1998
    Digital order no:Album ID : 823583
  • Signatures / Inscriptions

    Branxton 1886 -- in ink on title page
    Signed "John Wyndham" -- [p.17]
  • Attributions / conjectures

    Attributed to H. B. Ballard: article in the Maitland Mercury, 5 June 1886 page 4, discusses the photography of the Dalwood vineyards by Ballard. Curator of Photographs, October 2010
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